Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
407 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM AND SAVANNAH GA TO
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 60 NM...INCLUDING CHARLESTON HARBOR AND GRAYS
REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ300-291115-
407 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION TONIGHT AND BECOME
STATIONARY SOUTH/SOUTHEAST OF THE AREA THROUGH THE MIDDLE
OF THE WEEK. THE FRONT WILL THEN SLOWLY MOVE BACK TOWARDS THE
SOUTHEAST COAST AS A COASTAL TROUGH LATE IN THE WEEK THROUGH EARLY
NEXT WEEK...BRINGING THE POSSIBILITY OF SOME UNSETTLED WEATHER.

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AMZ330-291115-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
407 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 453 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT EARLY...BECOMING W 10 TO 15
KT...THEN NW LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS BEFORE MIDNIGHT.
SOME TSTMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH DAMAGING WINDS...LARGE HAIL AND
FREQUENT LIGHTNING THIS EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND WAVES CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...85 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-291115-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
407 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 453 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. SOME
TSTMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH DAMAGING WINDS...LARGE HAIL AND FREQUENT
LIGHTNING THIS EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.


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AMZ352-291115-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
407 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 453 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT EARLY...BECOMING W 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. SOME TSTMS MAY BE
SEVERE WITH DAMAGING WINDS...LARGE HAIL AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING
THIS EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.


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AMZ354-291115-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
407 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 453 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. SOME TSTMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH
DAMAGING WINDS...LARGE HAIL AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING THIS EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.


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AMZ374-291115-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
407 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.


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